PBS NewsHour Weekend
A summary of the day's national and international news, using renowned experts to provide in-depth analysis. Each weekend broadcast contains original, in-depth field reporting on topics including education, healthcare, the economy, energy, science and technology, religion, finance and the arts. Anchored by Hari Sreenivasan.
PBS NewsHour Weekend Previous Broadcasts
KQED 9: Sun, Feb 7, 2016 -- 5:30 PM
One of the most successful anti-poverty programs in the U.S. over the past two decades has been the Earned-Income Tax Credit (EITC), a tax rebate that assists 27 million Americans stay afloat financially. Currently, the benefit is geared toward adults with children, but the idea of expanding the credit to childless, low-income workers is gaining more traction. On Sunday NewsHour Special Correspondent Karla Murthy reports on a New York program testing what effect a more expansive and generous EITC would have on reducing poverty in America.
- KQED World: Sun, Feb 7, 2016 -- 6:00 PM
KQED 9: Sat, Feb 6, 2016 -- 5:30 PM
While great attention is placed on candidates who win the first in the nation caucuses in Iowa and primary in New Hampshire, those contests allocate less than five percent of the delegates a candidate needs to capture the Republican or Democratic presidential nomination. What happens after New Hampshire in contests well through March--and perhaps even later--plays a much bigger role, as candidates trudge through more populous states. On Saturday, NewsHour Special Correspondent Jeff Greenfield catches up with candidates in the Granite State and untangles the complicated primary-delegate math that may determine the 2016 nominees.
- KQED World: Sat, Feb 6, 2016 -- 6:00 PM